I always had a soft spot for Mike. Poor guy, he really is just an average teenage boy.
I thought it was interesting how, in MS, Edward noted that even with all the time Mike spent talking with Bella during Biology, he never really
got to know her at all. He just created an image of Bella in his mind that he liked, but then when Bella suggested that he go out with Jessica, he immediately replaced Bella with Jessica in his hormonal fantasies.
At the wedding I don't think Mike was just thinking Bella looked pretty. Everyone
thought Bella looked pretty. Edward specifically mentioned Mike's "impure thoughts"
I too, would love to have a glimpse at exactly what those thoughts were.
Poor Mike. Then he winds up with that snarky Jessica. Too bad he doesn't have a clue what she's